Court Rules For VA In Nurse Practitioner Pay Fight

Law360, New York (January 15, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal court on Monday ruled in favor of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in a lawsuit brought by a class of nurse practitioners in Tennessee who alleged that they were being paid less under the Equal Pay Act than physician's assistants who perform similar jobs.

Judge Christine Miller of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims ruled in favor of a motion for summary judgment brought by the Veterans Affairs Department, noting that both the class of nurse practitioners and the physician's assistants were composed...
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